Ministries

please contact the church for info on ALL our ministries!

Music & Fine Arts Ministries

Chancel Choir: This is an adult choir where all are welcome. The choir rehearses on Wednesday at 7:00 PM in the Sanctuary and on Sunday mornings in the choir room before Worship. New singers are welcome.
 
Vista Joy Ringers Bell Choir: The ringers meet on Thursday at 6:30 PM in the Sanctuary. New ringers are welcome.
 
Fine Arts Committee: Vista Fine Arts is hosting two events in 2019.  On January 27 at 3 pm, the Tempe Winds will present “Music from the Stage” including Fiddler on the Roof and South Pacific, & music by great American composers George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein.  Admission is free, with donations of $10 greatly appreciated!  On March 24 at 3 pm, the Catalinas Community Chorus will bring their spring program of American Folk Music to Vista. Tickets for this event are $10, with free admission for those under 18.
 
Vocal Seniority: This is one of Tucson’s premier musical ensembles. If you are a man who likes to sing music of many styles, join us on Tuesday mornings at 9:00 AM in the Vista choir room for fun, fellowship and great music.
 

Pastoral Care Ministries

Stephen Ministers: These are men and women who are willing to answer Jesus’ call to serve. Care Receivers are people experiencing challenges such as death of a loved one, divorce, job loss, terminal illnesses, long term hospitalization, single parenting, new baby or moving to a new community. Stephen Leaders are trained in topics such as listening, Christian assertiveness, maintaining boundaries in caregiving and grief. Training includes 50 hours of classroom instruction.
 
Grief Groups: Everyone experiences loss at some point in their lives. These groups are formed at least yearly to assist those in need of support with an eight session series.
 
 

Worship Ministries

Membership Lunch with the Pastor: Held Bi-monthly.  Please check the church bulletin or call the church office.

 

Fellowship Ministries

United Methodist Women Circles: Vista has two women’s circles. Susanna Wesley meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 9:00 AM in Ed’s Building. The Mary Martha Circle meets on the first Thursday of the month at 9:30 AM at member’s homes.
 
United Methodist Men: UMM meet on the first Saturday of the month at 7 AM for breakfast followed by a devotional and a brief business meeting.
 
Dinner for 6: This is a home table fellowship shared by couples and singles three times each semester.
 
Family Game Night: Meeting on the 4th Tuesday of each month this activity provides an entertaining evening of games and snacks for all ages.
 
Landscape Team: Keeping the grounds beautiful, this volunteer group meets on Thursdays at 8:00 AM at the church.
 

Education Ministries

Adult Bible Studies: These studies are offered on both a short and long term basis and can be discovered in the bulletin and online.
 
Women’s Bible Study: An ongoing Women’s Bible Study is offered on weekday mornings.
 
Sunday School Classes: Adult classes are offered on Sunday mornings after the Worship service.
 
 
For more information on any of our ministries